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Oct 6, 2012 7:00am PDT
eddie murphy paul wrote in "time" magazine about the importance of 24ird grade, saying, quote, it's the year that students move from the learn to read, using their knowledge of the alphabet to learning to read. what's at stake is called the matthew effect after the newest thement verse matthew 13:12. whoever has will be given more, and they will have an abundance. whoever does not have, even what they have will be taken from them. no, that's not a mitt romney campaign slogan, it simply means that the rich get richer and the poor get poorer and not just in terms of money. the matthew effect is real. matthew is true for book learning, too. can just one year so early in a child's life determine so much? joining me now to help answer that question and many more about this is the aforementioned annie murphy paul. she's backed up by matt siegel, president of and civil rights attorney maya riley. what should i as the parent of a fifth grader and take away, and maya the parent of a third grader, what should we take away from this piece telling us that third grade is the critic
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